Reindeer fun facts

Reindeer don't just pull Santa's sleigh!  Here are all sorts of neat facts about these animals!

  • Reindeer are also known as caribou in North America.
  • Both male and females have antlers.
  • Reindeer are excellent swimmers.
  • They're unusually quick for their size and can run up to 40 mph.
  • In the early days of Alaska's history, mail deliveries were made with sleds pulled by reindeer. So, they have delivered presents with Santa and Christmas cards for the postal service!